About project

Name of project:

Implementation of map skills in geography within lower secondary education (MADOGE ISCED2)

(TA ČR, Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, ÉTA 2: TL02000114)


Solution time:



Participating institutions:

Katedra geografie (J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem),
Kartografie Praha, a. s.

Institutions of applicational guarantors:

Základní škola a Mateřská škola Teplice, Koperníkova 2592,
Gymnázium Kadaň


Project aims:

The aim of the project is the effective implementation of didactic aids for the development of map skills into the current structure of Czech geographical education within the classes of the second stage of primary schools and lower grades of a multi-year grammar school (ISCED 2), namely:

1) to discuss, through a platform of teachers, publishers, cartographers and other authors of school cartographic aids, the possibilities of expanding innovation in the form of a special school atlas for this age category,

2) to test the newly created pupil's atlas and didactic aids connected to it in school practice, especially the workbook,

3) to design and implement another teaching aid, ie a teacher's handbook,

4) to test this unique system of 3 teaching aids in school practice and evaluate its other possibilities and benefits.